Next paint red onto the desired regions to be made transparent. The default is 100 but you can take it as low as 0.
Like the Magic Eraser tool the Background Eraser tool erases to transparency on a layer.
How to make background transparent in photoshop elements 11. To select more of the image to be made transparent like parts of the chair select the Brushtool as shown. The number one rule for having images with transparent backgrounds in Elements is to save those files as PNGs. Press the Add layer mask button at the bottom go the Layers window.
Type CTRLD COMMANDD on a Mac to deselect your selection. Since the background of my blog is white its not good for showing you this type of example. To use the Background Eraser tool successfully carefully keep the crosshair or hot spot which appears in the center of the cursor on the background pixels while you drag.
If you have grays or other white values there are several white to transparency actions and tutorials available on the web. If you save them as JPEGs the background will save as white. Saved the new file as jpg which now has a transparent background.
Opened a new blank file FileNewBlank File or CtrlN which gives a new file with a transparent background. This tutorial on how to make a PNg transparent image in Adobe Photoshop Elements will show you how to add a transparency or transparent image to your videos. Open or create an image that contains transparency and choose File Save For Web.
Select the opacity level in the box that appears at the top of the Layers. Alternatively you can make the background transparent with one of the several available tools like an Eraser or the Selection instrument. If the image is pure black and white no grays you can just convert the background to a layer select the white with any selection tool and hit delete.
So Im going to put the examples on a pretend gray blog page. With your inverse background selected type BACKSPACE DELETE on a Mac. Your background will now be transparent.
Pasted the copied image in to the new blank file. In Photoshop a transparent background is represented with a gray and white checkerboard pattern. In the Save For Web dialog box select GIF PNG8 or PNG24 as the optimization format.
Copied the selected image. Select the layer you want to make transparent by clicking on the Layers tab it looks like a folded page. Click the layer visibility icon on all 3 adjustment layers and select the original layer again.
Save your image as aPNG file to preserve the transparency. Step 8 Open the Channels window Window Channels and click the layer visibility icon on the newly created Mask channel. Theres only a little bit to do in this case.
Right clicked on the background and used Select inverse so that the image I wanted was selected. In Photoshop you can create new images with a transparent background and either tweak the opacity meter or set the desired values in the background options as youre configuring the new canvas. For the GIF and PNG8 formats specify how to treat partially transparent.
Make sure thePlus icon is selected above. If you drag on the background Elements converts the background into a layer.